The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 15.91% 18.18% 11.11%
As % of the General category 41.18% 43.48% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 38.64% 41.82% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 18
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region.

Finance Salary Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Sussex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) VMS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper